More from the Route du Rhum with Rémi Pelletier.:“Welcome to the Marina Bas-du-Fort, Pointe-à- Pitre on my right the ultimate trimaran skippered by the Prince of Bretagne Lionel Lemonchois who finished fourth in the ultimate class on Tuesday. In the Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe there are six captains from the islands. One of them is Phillipe Fiston:” The sea is extraordinary there are so many jobs related to sea, like me I am the skipper of the Ville de Saint-Anne, we can use the experience to train young people get them educated in the professions and businesses related to the sea:”
Christian Baptiste the Mayor of Saint-Anne Guadeloupe wants the event to bring young people into the industry: “We want the event to encourage our young people to enter into industry related to connected to the sea. Saint Anne can be a major sailing attraction. And Phillipe Fiston will be here to support our young people looking to enter professions and even captain a race boat.”
Nicolas Thomas is the captain of the Guadeloupe Grand Large 1001 Pills: “To finish the Route du Rhum is already a victory for me. If you don’t finish you don’t get into the rankings. Once we reach the trade winds we will feel at home it will be hot, the water warm and final challenge into Guadeloupe we know well. It is a great advantage.”
But first Nicolas you have to get there.